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Bayonne, New Jersey police Officer Domenico Lillo is charged with beating a handcuffed suspect with a flashlight. (Credit: CBS2)

Bayonne Officer Charged With Beating Handcuffed Suspect With Flashlight

A Bayonne, New Jersey police officer was arrested by federal agents Friday, after being indicted for allegedly beating a handcuffed suspect with a flashlight.

01/23/2015

A man was shot and wounded by police after he allegedly lunged at officers with knife and hand in Bushwick, Brooklyn on Wednesday, Jan. 7. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Man Shot By Officer After Lunging With Knife In Bushwick, Brooklyn

A man was shot and wounded by police in Bushwick, Brooklyn Wednesday night, after he allegedly lunged with a knife at officers who had been called for a domestic dispute.

01/07/2015

An NYPD officer is seen on surveillance video falling from the hood of a squad car in the Kensington section of Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS2)

Officer Seriously Hurt After Flying Off Hood Of Squad Car In Brooklyn

A police officer was seriously hurt after flying off a moving patrol car in Brooklyn, and on Monday night, surveillance video told a very different story than was first provided by the department.

01/05/2015

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Jersey City Police Officer Found Dead In Cambodia

A Jersey City police officer died this week while traveling in Cambodia, officials said Thursday.

11/27/2014

Police on the scene after an officer was shot in East Orange, NJ on Nov. 5, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Officials: Bulletproof Vest Saves Life Of Officer Shot In East Orange, New Jersey

Sgt. Mike Williams, a 12-year veteran with the department, was recently voted East Orange officer of the month, officials said at an afternoon news conference.

11/05/2014

Paterson police cruiser (Photo: CBS 2)

Officials: Paterson Police Officer Involved In Overnight Shooting

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office said the officer was treated at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center for trauma.

10/18/2014

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NYPD Officer Claims He Was Harassed For His Race, Painted Toenails

A mixed-race NYPD officer with painted toenails accused fellow officers in a department scuba unit of discriminating against him by calling him a transsexual and a descendant of slaves.

10/02/2014

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Long Island Cop Saves Pets From Burning Home

LAKE GROVE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A Long Island police officer ran into a burning house to rescue a cat and then went back in again to save two dogs. Suffolk County police say Officer Eli […]

08/29/2014

NYPD Officer Johnny Castillo poses with Adelyn Pena-Fernandez, and her mother, Sheila Pena, after he revived the girl when she stopped breathing on Tuesday, Aug. 26. (Credit: NYPD)

NYPD Officer Credited With Saving Life Of 2-Month-Old Bronx Girl

An NYPD officer was being hailed as a hero Tuesday, credited with saving the life of a 2-month-old girl in a Bronx apartment.

08/26/2014

Brick, New Jersey police Officer Justin Delaney is accused of stalking his girlfriend through cellphone and social media communications. (Credit: Ocean County Prosecutor's office)

Brick, N.J. Police Officer Accused Of Stalking Ex-Girlfriend

A Brick, New Jersey police officer was indicted this week, on charges that he harassed and stalked his former girlfriend by phone, text and social media.

08/22/2014

FILE -- A man poses as Spider-Man in Times Square  (Credit: CBS 2)

Spider-Man Accused Of Assaulting Police Officer In Times Square

A man dressed as Spider-Man has been charged with assaulting a police officer following a dispute with a woman in Times Square.

07/26/2014

Police Officer Struck By Car On Hutchinson River Pkwy.

The officer was struck on the Hutchinson River Parkway in White Plains at around 9:30 p.m.

07/19/2014

Suspect wanted in connection with a police-involved shooting in Queens (Credit: NYPD)

$12,000 Reward Offered In Police-Involved Shooting In Queens

A $12,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the attempted murder of a police officer and sergeant in Queens.

06/23/2014

Suspect wanted in connection with a police-involved shooting in Queens (Credit: NYPD)

Police Seek Suspect Who Shot At Police Sergeant & Officer In Queens

Police are looking for an unidentified Hispanic man who they said fired at a police sergeant and another office in Queens on Saturday.

06/21/2014

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Police: Rookie Port Authority Officer Catches Rahway Murder Suspect

A rookie Port Authority police officer spotted and apprehended a suspect Thursday in a shooting that left a man dead outside a Rahway, New Jersey strip club last November, police said.

06/05/2014

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